Mastering VMware vSphere 6.7

; Mike Brown ; G. Blair Fritz ; Ryan Johnson

Master your virtual environment with the ultimate vSphere guide
Mastering VMware vSphere 6.7 is the fully updated edition of the bestselling guide to VMware's virtualization solution. With comprehensive coverage of this industry-leading toolset, this book acts as an informative guide and valuable reference. Les mer
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Master your virtual environment with the ultimate vSphere guide
Mastering VMware vSphere 6.7 is the fully updated edition of the bestselling guide to VMware's virtualization solution. With comprehensive coverage of this industry-leading toolset, this book acts as an informative guide and valuable reference. Step-by-step instruction walks you through installation, configuration, operation, security processes, and much more as you conquer the management and automation of your virtual environment. Written by certified VMware vExperts, this indispensable guide provides hands-on instruction and detailed conceptual explanations, anchored by practical applications and real-world examples.


This book is the ultimate guide to vSphere, helping administrators master their virtual environment. Learn to:





Install, configure, and manage the vCenter Server components

Leverage the Support Tools to provide maintenance and updates

Create and configure virtual networks, storage devices, and virtual machines

Implement the latest features to ensure compatibility and flexibility

Manage resource allocation and utilization to meet application needs

Monitor infrastructure performance and availability

Automate and orchestrate routine administrative tasks



Mastering VMware vSphere 6.7 is what you need to stay up-to-date on VMware's industry-leading software for the virtualized datacenter.

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Contents


Foreword xxiii


Introduction xxv


Chapter 1 * Introducing VMware vSphere 6.7 1


Exploring VMware vSphere 6.7 1


Examining the Products in the vSphere Suite 3


Examining the Features in VMware vSphere 8


Licensing VMware vSphere 17


Why Choose vSphere? 20


The Bottom Line 22


Chapter 2 * Planning and Installing VMware ESXi 23


VMware ESXi Architecture 23


Understanding the ESXi Hypervisor 23


Examining the ESXi Components 24


Planning a VMware vSphere Deployment 25


Choosing a Server Platform 26


Determining a Storage Architecture 28


Integrating with the Network Infrastructure 29


Deploying VMware ESXi 30


Installing VMware ESXi Interactively 31


Performing an Unattended Installation of VMware ESXi 35


Deploying VMware ESXi with vSphere Auto Deploy 38


Performing Post-installation Configuration 40


Reconfiguring the Management Network 40


Using the vSphere Host Client 42


Configuring Time Synchronization 43


Configuring Name Resolution 45


The Bottom Line 46


Chapter 3 * Installing and Configuring vCenter Server .47


Introducing vCenter Server 47


Centralizing User Authentication Using vCenter Single Sign-On 49


Understanding the Platform Services Controller 52


Using the vSphere Web Client for Administration 53


Providing an Extensible Framework 54


Choosing the Version of vCenter Server 55


Planning and Designing a vCenter Server Deployment 56


Sizing Hardware for vCenter Server 56


Planning for vCenter Server Availability 58


Running vCenter Server and Its Components as VMs 60


Installing vCenter Server and Its Components 63


Installing vCenter Server in an Enhanced Linked Mode Group 74


Exploring vCenter Server 77


The vSphere Web Client Home Screen 78


Using the Navigator 80


Creating and Managing a vCenter Server Inventory 80


Understanding Inventory Views and Objects 80


Creating and Adding Inventory Objects 83


Exploring vCenter Server's Management Features 86


Understanding Basic Host Management 86


Examining Basic Host Configuration 89


Using Scheduled Tasks 93


Using the Events and Events Consoles in vCenter Server 95


Working with Host Profiles 95


Tags and Custom Attributes 99


Managing vCenter Server Settings 102


General vCenter Server Settings 102


Licensing 105


Message of the Day 106


Advanced Settings 106


Auto Deploy 106


vCenter HA A 106


Key Management Servers 106


Storage Providers 106


vSphere Web Client Administration 106


Roles 107


Licensing 107


vCenter Solutions Manager 107


System Configuration 107


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